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Feb 19, 2013 11:30pm PST
their business in the dark using a flashlight. one woman told us she still managed to buy groceries. >> everything is dark and super quiet. i went to the grocery store. just like the movie. >> reporter: it was scary. >> yeah, very scary. >> reporter: we found this man in his car. >> i was in my car charging my phone, looking up pg & e to see what's going on. >> reporter: the generator was running at fire station number five to keep the lights on there. firefighters responded to several calls when the power initially went out. >> it's an escalator problems. we assisted a gentleman in a wheelchair down the escalator. the other call was a call at a parking garage where people were locked inside. >> reporter: before 8:00 tonight. pg & e says 10,000 homes and busnesses are in the dark tonight. behind me, you can see that apple bee's lights are still on. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the winter storm that blew into the bay area today brought a little bit of everything. rain, wind, hail. even some snow. and we have team coverage tonight our chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking
KICU
Feb 17, 2013 11:30pm PST
our support to us. >> reporter: corlina's father who escaped the fire could not bare returning here tonight. but her mother and siblings returned. >> she was trapped, she couldn't get out. she needed help. so now i'm asking for help. i need any help to get her buried. >> reporter: corlina has 10 surviving siblings so funeral costs will be difficult. on treasure island, deborah villalon, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> an assistant chief is looking on how to help his son escape the united states. squaw was detailed of raping his neighbor. he was captured in mexico this week and returned to fresno county this weekend. now kyle carver with the chp division is helping charges that he helped his son get out of the country. >>> the coast guard is still investigating a collision on the bay yesterday that left two people injured. a golden gate ferry was hit yesterday afternoon. two people on the smaller boat were hospitalized, their conditions have not been released. none of the 500 passengers on the ferry was injured. -- a golden gate ferry worker said that the injures came from the collision. >>
KICU
Feb 25, 2013 7:00pm PST
to continue the search using boats. >>> a couple went missing on a cycling trip in peru. they haven't been heard from in a month and a warning from the department is causing more concern. >>reporter: this is the last picture jamie neal and her boyfriend gart hand posted -- garrett hand posted on their facebook page. this is the last postthat they posted on his blog. >> we first must go to lima, we want -- we do not want to stay there long. >>reporter: garrett's family living room has been transformed into animation gathering headquarter. >> someone knows where he is right now. i want to hear from him. >>reporter: the family says garrett and jamie travelled from cusco to lima. but they officials say that witnesses saw the cousin in february. >> our family wants them to come home safely and we haven't heard from him. >>reporter: no cash transactions since last january. late this afternoon, the state department e-mailed us t "peru vian's authorities will do everything possible. the couple wouldn't take unnecessary risks. >> they wanted to know the people of south america and wanted to go to p
KICU
Feb 25, 2013 11:30pm PST
for several blocks. one woman nearby told us her 16- year-old son is among a dozen people detained by police for a homicide that took place a few days ago. she questions why police didn't contact her after they detained her son, who's a minor. we saw police question at least three people, and officers say items were removed from the home. members of the s.w.a.t. team were on scene. i was told the fbi has been called to insist in this operation. police have been tight lipped about the investigation. i contacted only oakland's police chief. back here live, we can see that the police have used a robot to go into the home down there. and they said the robot indicated no one was inside. now officers are using dogs to go on the ground and search for suspects. that is the latest from here. if we have more during the newscast, we will of course bring you an update. reporting live in east oakland, amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> police in west sacramento say one of their own is behind bars tonight, accused of sexually assaulting six women while on duty. 37-year-old sergio alvarez is currently in
KICU
Feb 11, 2013 7:00pm PST
training officers will get on the mental health homeless use at risk and cultural awareness. >> reporter: a new law allows bart to prevent passengers. >> well, we have people that attack our station agents and patrons. obviously there's rights. >> reporter: bart officials say last year alone there were many assaults and unruly behavior. their goal is a safer, cleaner environment for everyone whop uses the system. >>> when it comes to the nonviolent acts, it's going to take three abouts in 90 consecutive days to get a prohibition order. >> i hope that it doesn't carry over. for instance, i'm not a criminal, and i wouldn't commit vandalism or anything, but i don't want to be profiled. >> this law will pretty much put people into -- i think it would be a outrage. >> if somebody is involved in serious bad issues, i think it's reasonable to ban them as long as there's a process in play to make sure it's not something minor. >> reporter: firms tell us the law is not aimed at protesters. there will also be a judicial review process for people who believe they were banned unfairly. live in oakl
KICU
Feb 15, 2013 7:00pm PST
is on edge tonight after two men were attack inside their home. as rob roth explains the type of weapon used here is unsettling. >> reporter: 27th street last night -- >> we had multiple paramedic vehicles, we had eight cop cars. >> reporter: the police are not sure how three men got inside of this house but they attacked a 69-year-old owner with a hatchet. >> the first victim was asleep in his bed when he was suddenly attacked and awoke enby two or three suspect -- awokeen by two or three suspects where they attacked him with a hatchet. >> another man living there walked into the home and he, too, was attacked with the hatchet. neighbors saw the man who was attacked in his bed wheeled into an ambulance. >> he was pretty beat up. >> reporter: the police say they are looking for three men and have the vaguest of descriptions. they ransacked the house and fled with jewelry. some neighbors are shaken up by what happened especially with the weapon that was used. >> scary, very scary. especially, you know, most of these places don't have bars on their doors and you know, people might start thi
KICU
Jan 31, 2013 11:30pm PST
by a defensive back. mark ibanez is live and tell us the remarks may have become a major distraction for the team, mark -- >> reporter: no question about it. i just landed here a couple of hours ago, you kind of hit the ground running ready to have fun and games covering the super bowl. bourbon street, the super bowl, but no. this is a story that has legs. everywhere i've gone just in the last hour and a half or so they are talking about it. still. and this was the still day that chris coliver was available to the media as you would imagine, he was very popular for all the wrong reasons. big crowd around him, wanting to know more about his insensitive remarks particularly because he plays on a team based in san francisco. and as you would well imagine, the 49ers were in complete damage control mode top to bottom. >> i'm sorry that i offended anyone. those were very ugly comments and that's not what i feel in my heart. hopefully like i said learn and grow from this experience and this situation. and that i love san francisco. anybody have any entitlement to what they want to do and what they want
KICU
Feb 21, 2013 11:30pm PST
:00 this evening. a pickup truck carrying pool supplies overturned and authorities told us concentrated pool cleaning fluids spilled. a hazmat team came out and cleaned up the chemicals. >>> you can see the pictures after a crane tipped over, a massive steel crane toppled below. >> reporter: the coast guard tells me tonight that crane has been secured on the new power of the new bridge. the damaged beam has been taken down, a big scare but hopefully the workers are safe tonight. >> the two cranes working in tandem between them had al steel basket -- had a steel basket that was lowering the weight down. the crane shifted somehow and toppled over. >> reporter: the beam came crashing down puncturing but not sinking a barge below. john simpson took pictures as it fell skw-z -- we heard a very large crash and it started to topple over. >> reporter: a coast guard boat came over and put up a barrier around the scene. >> potentially significant safety herb issues for the operators of the crane. >> my assumption is that the contractor portion of the project has insurance and that it'll be covered t
KICU
Feb 27, 2013 11:30pm PST
' conditions. they had horrific injuries. >> reporter: this evening, the battalion chief showed us where four bullets hit the ladder truck during yesterday's shootout with the suspect. tonight, we learned plans are in the works for what likely will be a dual funeral next week. maureen naylor, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> santa cruz is a college town, a tourist destination, and a beach community with a laid back feel. the mayor says these killings have left the city heartbroken. >> they weren't just officers, they're our friends, they're our neighbors. these are people we saw in our schools and in our streets. we're all impacted by this tremendously. >> reporter: at the bay federal credit union, donors can make checks out to the santa cruz police officers association. at wells-fargo, the police officer's association and the police department has set up the baker butler scholarship fund. >>> he said that the officers were doing a routine follow-up, and had no reason to expect they'd be in any danger, and that after the gunman killed them, he took their weapons, and their car. as ktvu's noel walker
KICU
Feb 2, 2013 11:30pm PST
this afternoon. bart tells us that the suspicious object was spotted on the tracks at the el cerrito -- del norte station. the walnut creek police bomb squad was called to check it out. bart shut down both the del norte location and the richmond stations a precaution. >> item, the suspicious item that is not explosive material. >> bart re-opened those stations at about 2:30 this afternoon. >>> a fatality shooting at the a popular east bay street festival, how organizers are responding tonight in the wake of the velocity. >>> and turkish authorities now looking at surveillance video of an american tourist hoping to find out why she was . >>> in a meter of seconds this south bay power-plant long san diego bay came crumbling down this morning. crews use more than 300 pop ups of dynamite to implode the structure which dated back to the 1950's. once the rubble and debris is cleared the site will be the new home of a public park. plant was shut down three years ago, so workers could prepare for the demolition. >>> it's an event member to highlight oakland's creative vibe, but last night gunfire erupte
KICU
Feb 10, 2013 11:30pm PST
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KICU
Feb 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
the identity of the victim who was found over there in this parking lot. they would not tell us her name and age but they know who she is and where she came from. >> reporter: the process lasted most of the day finally around 5:00 p.m. the police announced this victim was the same person reported missing last night after not returning home from school. >> we think that the investigation, again, we picked it up and when our officers were actually attempting to get additional information from the reporting party is when we were notified by the pd their case. >> reporter: at 6:45 a passerby found the body and contacted the police. they shutdown the parking lot. this afternoon we met a man who driven by at 5:00 a.m. and said he saw something suspicious. >> a car parked in the parking lot facing south with his headlights on with a larger man standing next to his car. it just struck me funny all day. >> reporter: the police tell me they are following up on that information. they add the girl was found naked but no obvious signs of trauma. they say she was a young teen. nearby residents are
KICU
Feb 13, 2013 7:00pm PST
the ground tells us that police are on the scene right now processing sxefd reviewing security tapes from the area. the stabbing happened about 3:15 on north 21st street an east julian street right next to san jose high school. a family friend told our crew the victim was about 14 years old. at this point it's not clear if the teenager was a student there at the high school. investigators are looking into whether the stabbing is gang related. this marks san jose's fiftd homicide of the year. >>> now to oakland where police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened about 2:30 this afternoon inside the apartment on 16th avenue. police said they were searching for two men seen running away. it appears the victim was visiting the apartment and did not live there. this is oakland's tenth homicide of the year. >>> and in northern slau know county a pilot was killed this afternoon when his small plane crashed. the crash was reported about 4. 15 today south south of winter. officials now say it was an experimental plane. there are reports of witnesses seeing a wing fall off the plane while
KICU
Feb 5, 2013 11:30pm PST
county. investigators at the crime scene tell us they expect to be processing evidence all night long. happening now, ktvu's ken wayne is live along ross station road in forestville where he's learned the three male victims were found together in a back bedroom of that house. ken-- >> reporter: julie, homicides in this part of the area are rare, homicides are unheard of. the chief tells us he has not heard of one since the 1980s. investigators have been going in and out of the area. three men were shot and killed here but he is not releasing many details. he does say people associated with the victims are cooperating with authorities. and that hopefully will lead to the identity of the person or persons responsible for this crime. investigators say this was not a murder suicide but they would not say much more about the crime scene. >> there did not appear to be a struggle and they died of gunshot wounds. >> kind of an execution style. >> i'm not going to discuss. >> reporter: is it a murder suicide? >> it is not a murder suicide. >> reporter: the bodies found together in one bedroom
KICU
Feb 6, 2013 11:30pm PST
mud reservoirs are 88% full right now. still, officials say we could use more rain. another bright, and brilliant sunset other the bay, as we experience the kind of weather, people from colder climates envy. >> a lot better than back home, gets reports of snow, and big deep snow and everybody out building snowmen. >> reporter: the east bay municipal utilities district gets most of its water from the macolume river watershed. so far, this year, it's seen 24 inches of precipitation. so much rain fell in november, and december, that east bay mud actually started releasing water from party reservoir. >> you can't decide when the weather comes, or how much of it comes at a certain time. it's been dry for a while. we think it's going to be a dry for a while. >> reporter: if the dry spell continues, water levels will fall. >> too much, we'd like to see a couple of storms. >> reporter: lynn davis has seen the changes at that reservoir. >> the water was too low in the lake for five years. >> reporter: a new yorker blames the dry spell on climate change. >> it's great to enjoy, but this migh
KICU
Feb 23, 2013 11:30pm PST
and he join us now. >> reporter: the parade has been over for two hours and the clean up is well on the way. this lighting set is being broken down. and based on the smiles of people leaving the parade, it was another success. the weather could not have been nicer. >> just out here with family having a good time and celebrating chinese new year, the year of the snake. >> reporter: with such nice conditions. the huge crowd was fired up. >> reporter: mayor ed lee showed off. >> every year we get to show off the biggest parade in the world. this is like number 10 in the world. >> reporter: it was a night for marching bands including this one from uc davis. fireworks and floats some of the stars of the show were the smallest of performers including these youngsters from west portal school. >> we know little kids who are in the parade. i'm happy there are so many little ones, they are so cute. >> the youngsters were so excited about all they were seeing. >> it's so awesome because there's a big parade and a lot of people. >> reporter: the korean hit ganghan style got a lot of people o
KICU
Feb 26, 2013 11:30pm PST
of duty today. look for us at ktvu channel 2 news. >>> new developments now concerning a young bay area couple thought to be missing while on a biking trip. there's now word they've been spotted in a remote area of the amazon in peru. amber lee is live in concord where their family says they need proof before they can celebrate. >> reporter: we're at the home of garrett's sister, where his mom released a statement that says, until we hear from garrett, we cannot -- >> panic set in when they didn't hear from the couple who had been posting updates of their trip regularly on social media. relatives now say they suspect the couple hadn 't been in touch because they were in the remote area. >> to tell her how much i was worried about her and how i wish they would have stayed in contact. hopefully they just didn't have reception. >> reporter: i spoke by phone with garrett's mother francine fitzgerald. she says she received phone calls from the american embassy and peruvian police. a friends says the family is just anxious hearing from the couple. >> they're holding together, they're staying
KICU
Feb 1, 2013 11:30pm PST
took us to games and shot baskets with us. and just believed in us. >> nobody would fight for us more than my mom. no matter what the situation was or teach us how to have each other's back. whether it was a scrape in the neighborhood. she made it clear that we were to have each other's back no matter what. that was our mom because she was with us every single day. dad worked a lot. he was around. we were with dad. mom took us to practices but mom was with us all the time. >> that was the most interesting part of the conference because you always here how their dad did this and did that and helped them with their football career. and isn't it always all about mom. and they let that known. we're going to hear from some 49er fans and some other well known faces around the bay area that you're going to want to see as to who they think and why they'll win the game on sunday. you won't want to miss because you'll be hearing from the likes of steve young and jerry rice and a little charicature to tease you with. in the meantime in a real quiet part of new orleans, i'm mark ibanez. back to y
KICU
Feb 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
was at work, showed us the damage. >> they were all carrying guns and basically the intention was to kill everybody in the family. they didn't take nothing. they didn't want no witnesses. >> at this point, there are only vague descriptions of the intruders who remain on the introduce. >>> after an unusually dry january, we finally had some wet weather pass through the area today. we took these pictures in china town, just a light drizzle, but enough to bring out the rain coat and umbrellas. we may see more rain before the night is out. >>> that's right. the rain showers have been developing this evening twochlt weeks of dry weather -- 2 weeks of dry weather coming to an end today. nothing too impressed. you can see about a hundredth of an inch toward livermore, san jose, 2 hundreds of an inch. >> as you can see, on live storm tracker 2, some more activity and coverage developing. we'll begin up toward the north bay, the darker shades mean some accumulation for us. >> rainfall rate do pick up around daily city. >> moving parallel to the cost line right around half moon bay. >> the chance o
KICU
Feb 14, 2013 7:00pm PST
released without charges. the u.s. supreme court is expected to rule this summer on california's gay marriage ban. if possible same sex couples may be able to be married next valentine's day. >>> candy and cards aren't enough are in some. they needed a pillow fight. >> the crowd of fighters still at herman plaza in san francisco, has become a tradition of the take a look at these pictures and you'll see not everyone got the message. last year, the over time bill for clean up crews was estimated at $5,000. some say it's worth it for the joy of pillow combat. >>> the sheriff's office confirmed a few hours ago, human remains found in a burned cabin has been identified as fugitive christopher dorner. the former la police officer died tuesday after being pinned down. the fire was igno, sired by teargas canisters. the remains were identified through dental records. they believe him through shootings. 4 people were killed, include it would go law enforcement officers. >>> sandra elementary school was closed after a 19-year-old man was shot and killed overnight on the school grounds. our rep
KICU
Feb 22, 2013 11:30pm PST
father is upset that he was not aware the concert was a rave, a place where drugs are used frequently. >> that conversation parents have to know. someone can give you something and say this is what it is. there's no way for you to know. >> reporter: tickets are still on sale for tomorrow night's benefit show. and the burnes hope to get the always buddy program into local middle schools sometime this spring. we're live in petaluma, deborah villalon ktvu news. >>> the obama administration called for the -- the legal brief usuals -- urges the court to appeal the doma vote. the voter approved ban on same- sex marriage. >>> now the south bay where santa clara county sheriff's deputies say they seized 70 pounds of marijuana and hundreds of marijuana plants. the department's marijuana agency says it uncovered the operation yesterday. deputies arrested 32-year-old tran. they say the total street value for all of the marijuana is about $600,000. >>> a bay area man who spent seven years at san quentin is enjoying his first taste of freedom tonight after a judge determined that he had been wron
KICU
Feb 26, 2013 7:00pm PST
is live in santa cruz where he's been following developments for us all afternoon and evening long. matt is live now with what's happening there in santa cruz. matt. >> just in the past ten minutes this bus showed up, and we just watched as officers and dep tis escorted some of the children from a preschool in this area that was on lockdown during this whole incident. it is now just after 7:00 and these kids have been locked down, again, in montessori preschool here on branciforte for the last several hours as this investigation continues today. now, the sheriff told me they don't believe there are any outstanding suspects, and the public is not in danger, but we've seen several deputies with rifles walk the perimeter here branciforte and water in the past several minutes. again, we're watching as some of these pre-school-age children are being taken toth county building where they'll be reunited with their parents. the sheriff says he is going to have his deputies still walk door to door and go from closet to closet just to be safe but, again, he doesn't believe there are any outstandin
KICU
Feb 7, 2013 11:30pm PST
. >>> in the same system that brought us rain is bringing fresh snow to the high sierra tonight. this was the scene at the boreal ski resort at boreal summit. the resort got up to 6-inches of snow. the storm is expected to continue to bring snow to the sierra overnight. this is a look at interstate 80 at soto springs, as you can see snow is blanketing the area there. for those hitting the road to tahoe, caltrans is requiring chains on both 80 and highway 50. >>> and stay with the 10:00 news bill will be back at 10:20 with another look at storm tracker 2 and tomorrow's forecast. >>> about 150 people marched in the streets of san francisco tonight to protest an alleged act of police brutality. ktvu's p atti lee is live. >> reporter: if not for the rain. protesters might still be here who were guarding the station just a few feet away. 18-year-old kevin clark is the latest poster child in the campaign against the alleged police brutality. at 24th and mission two weeks ago, this video shows what some say police were using excessive force pushing clark's face into a a storm drain. >> an assault on one
KICU
Feb 12, 2013 7:00pm PST
heriff's deputy this afternoon. this comes dairy -- christopher dorner. chris wells joins us from big bear with the very latest on this intense manhunt >> it's been a chaotic day that included a car chase through the mountains, stolen cars and in other law-enforcement official shot and killed but at the end of the day law-enforcement officials several of them are now confirming that christopher dorner is dead >> flames could be seen shooting from a cabin where police believe renegade ex- coppa christopher dorner barricaded himself after a fatal shootout we sheriff deputies. >> if this is christopher dorner he is now responsible for the murder of four people. and attempted murder of three o ther. >> to sheriff's deputies were shot in an exchange of gunfire with dorner. one was killed and the other is expected to survive. >> law-enforcement is a very close-knit family. agencies is a brotherhood so this is a very difficult day again for law enforcement. >> sources say the fire started after police detonated smoke devices inside the cabin. >> please the fbi and swat teams have been cut co
KICU
Feb 21, 2013 7:00pm PST
and depending on what investigation find, it could impact the scaffolding project. a bridge official tells us that the set-back will not impact the planned labor day opening and in celebration. reporting live on treasure island,. >>> more details on the accident. we have a photo in which you can see the supports that the crane was removing. they run horizontally there underneath the bridge toward the top of your screen. those crisscross supports held the deck up and we have highlighted an area where you can actually see a piece of equipment falling during the incident. >> on our web site we have the video. look under the bay area news tab. >>> we are learning that the shooting claimed the life of a bay area man, thomas cherry, jr. of oakland. a man driving a gray missouri a ratti was killed when someone opened fire. the drivers argued at the valet area at the aria hotel. after the shooting the range rover drove off. >> the suspects in the shooting have no regard for the lives and safety of others. >> finding those involved is a top priority. >> the mass a rati crashed into a taxy and the driv
KICU
Feb 3, 2013 11:30pm PST
that can be said from 49er fans point of view. at least the ravens are gone. because i think a lot of us are tired of seeing them celebrate down here. >> i think it also means there's a bunch of red and gold confetti up in the rafters that did not get used. >> could fall on us any moment. >> and there's word and we talked to some of the guys. they knew a couple of things. you cannot make the little mistakes that they made and it's a group of young guys that plan to be together next year. >> we pride ourselves on fund mental -- playing fundamentally sound football and a few plays here, a few plays there. wasn't 49er football. so for us as a team, as a collective group. you know we have to get better and we understand that. and this is the wrong time to have those mistakes. >> this is my family, i would have poured sweat, blood, tears. we've done it all together. we're young, we can make it happen. >> reporter: the 49ers made a lot of progress this year. advancing from the nfc title defeat last year at the hands of the new york giants into the super bowl. it was just odd from the very begi
KICU
Feb 8, 2013 11:30pm PST
day that police made an arrest for her murder. deborah villalon is live to tell us if that arrest is providing any comfort tonight. >> reporter: it comes one week after janelle conway allen was found in this park. anthony lamar jones, 32 is their sole suspect in the killing of the seventh grader. tonight janelle was remembered in the same spot that he was found. >> this place where violence occurred, we're reclaiming as a place of peace. >> reporter: a relief to the phaoupbty -- community, but for her family. >> why, why did this have to happen. >> reporter: a family member who did not know that janelle and her brother had been removed from her home and placed in foster care. >> i would like to say relief but it's not, the pain is too much. we're glad there's an arrest. we're glad he's off the streets he should have never touched her to begin with. >> reporter: janelle's foster parents were at the vigil, they said they loved her. at one point plucking her puncture out of the memorial and holding it tight. >> every day she came with a smile. he wanted more for life. she had plans,
KICU
Jan 31, 2013 7:00pm PST
area and now it's up to us to treat that insensitivity and say no he didn't have that or you can take him at his word. >> undoubtedly a learning experience for chris culiver. what's have heard the last until the super bowl. >> tomorrow that conference with jim and john harbaugh and that 1 should have its moments. >> reporting live from new orleans, ktvu charnel 2 news. >>> -- channel 2 news. >>> live coverage in every single newscast all week long leading up to super bowl sunday. >>> beyonce is a half-time performance gig. she got critics from the recent inauguration. >> beyonce sang live before hundreds of reporters . beyonce confirmed she didn't have enough to practice with the band before the inauguration but said sunday's half-time show will be the real deal. >> i will absolutely be singing live. i am rehearse and i had will absolutely be singing live. this is what i was born to do, what i was born for. >> today's press conference was the super star's first public comment on the uproar. >> jennifer hudson will join the chorus from sandy hook elementary school to sing america the b
KICU
Feb 13, 2013 11:30pm PST
- year-olds all college students. >> four of them at once. the hardest thing for us to swallow. with all the pain, and everything going on. all the love that everyone's showing, it helps to ease the pain. >> reporter: the four were killed monday in this single vehicle accident wheel driving home from a rugby tournament in las vegas. friends tell us, they suspect the driver, george may have fallen asleep. another friend said she had originally planned to go on the trip. >> that could have been us in the car, or maybe we could have prevented it, that's what makes me feel bad. >> reporter: the youngest victim was captain of the basketball team. teammates told us, it was with heavy hearts they played today. >> she always knew what to do to make us smile. she always had our back. she was there for us. >> reporter: her teammates wore these black hair bands, created in memory of her. >> she wanted to play in college. >> reporter: at the end of the game, teammates carried out a board with messages written to malia, they planned to give to her family. >> she was everything to us. >> reporter: the
KICU
Feb 4, 2013 11:30pm PST
. tonight we told the sergeant about her condition. he told us there will be no comment about that or anything else involving this case until tomorrow. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california attorney general camela harris filed suit against bp. the lawsuit claims bp has improperly inspected and maintained under ground fuel tanks at arco gas stations and also tampered with fuel leak sensors. alameda county inspectors led the investigation, the suit involves more than 780 gas stations in 37 counties around the state. >>> the san francisco 49ers are back home in the bay area tonight after their incredible come back in the super bowl came back just a few yards short. ktvu's matt keller is live now in santa clara with the message they had for the team. >> reporter: the return from the tough loss in the big easy was a little easier thanks to a few fans welcoming the team back in santa clara. >> we need to let the boys know that we support them no matter what, win, lose or tie. >> granted it was a loss we still have to support no matter what. it shows who the real fans
KICU
Feb 20, 2013 7:00pm PST
. >> this owner of a late night taqueria tells us what he says a drunken partier did two weeks ago. >> he threw the garbage can three times and finally went through the glass here. >> told me many offices have been pulled from patrolling north beach on weekend nights to more violent neighborhoods because of understaffing. >> we're working together with the community, the entertainment commission and the board of supervisors and, of course, the leadership of the mayor to make sure we get it safe. >> unfortunately this incident continues to highlight the need for more patrolling on broadway. >> tighter regulations for party promoters and nightclubs but the problems persist. >> i've seen the good times, and i've seen the bad times. this is the low point unfortunately. >> one idea under consideration is the creation of a special community benefits district where business owners would pay a special fee with the extra money going to improvements such as increased security. in san francisco, rob ross ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and now to sonoma county where investigators want to locate two men who may b
KICU
Feb 24, 2013 11:30pm PST
. >> reporter: we can show you the coast guard island in alameda. the u.s. coast guard tells us this family may have been in the water for 4-1/2 hours. the two adults and six children under the age of 8 sent out a distressed signal when the sailing vessel started taking in water. all the coast guard could get from the call was that the family was about 65 miles off of pillar point drifting south toward santa cruz. the four on board did not have life rafts or survival suits. in the latest communication, they were told the family was going to string together coolers and other floatable in order to get off the vessel and still stay afloat. >> instant survival depends on -- we weren't able to find out if they had life jackets. we know they didn't have life rafts or survival suits. >> reporter: rescue efforts began immediately after that call. they deployed a c130 plane from sacramento sent out a rescue boat from monterey and a state air national guard is right now mobilizing their efforts and again you see the coast guard station in alameda behind me because that's where a cutter just left that isl
KICU
Feb 14, 2013 11:30pm PST
their sixth homicide of the year. they tell us they have recovered a weapon. we've also learned more information about the couple. the vietnamese couple we learned the suspect was a man in his 30s. >>> a santa clara county report shows the number of deaths from domestic violence are actually down year to year. there were nine deaths from domestic violence 2012. of last year's deaths, five were perpetrated by male suspects, one by a female. >>> valentine's day has become an occasion to rise up and support efforts to end violence against women. today in 205 countries around the world people got up and danced. a few hundred people danced here at the grace cathedral. the event is called 1 million dancing. >> it's so joyful to see the women taking back our power and with our male allies and doing what we can. >> flash mob dancing was seen at several cities. >>> former los angeles police officer christopher dorner is dead. the remains were possibly identified through dental records. no cause of death was given. dorn er was on a self-described war against. on monday he got in a shoot out w
KICU
Feb 16, 2013 11:30pm PST
: the aggressive tactics used to rescue the girl injured two firefighters. the fire proved to be too strong. >> when the top blew up, i couldn't hear her any more. >> kids seem to hurt more because we're all parents and seem to have kids and sometimes we all do our best to protect the kids. >> reporter: the american red cross helped more than two dozen residents with food and shelter. the cause is under investigation. the units are managed by community housing partnership and the residents get assistance from catholic charities. so in next few days the two non- profits will have to get together and figure out where all of these families will live. >>> it was a delayed day in oakland where two people were killed in two separate incidents less than 12 hours apart. police say the latest homicide happened before 5:00 this evening onleth street and peralta in west oakland. officers say when they arrived on scene they up for a man with several gunshot wounds on the sidewalk. he was pronounced dead at the scene. police have not release nid suspect information. >>> and early this morning a fatal
KICU
Feb 18, 2013 11:30pm PST
's description of the attacker. jana katsuyama tells us this incident has left students unnerved. >>> police say the attack happened on the north end of campus just east of several lecture halls on science hill along a wooded trail. today we found santa cruz police investigators going over the site. a young woman was visiting the campus and she was walking along just before 10:30 when the attacker beat and raped her. >> the victim did not know the assailant and it happened in the middle of the day. so that's shocking for the campus and quite unusual. >> reporter: students received an e-mail alert. many say the wooded trails are often used to get around campus. >> this is really shocking i didn't ever think anything like this would actually happen. >> part of it is there's no direct path to get from one part to another so that's why we have a will the of these trails that go through the woods. so that's how you get places. >> reporter: police say the victim was taken to dominican hospital. she describes the suspect as a white man 30 to 40 years old, 5'11", 200 pounds green eyes a too ta on the ri
KICU
Feb 22, 2013 7:00pm PST
marijuana. the department says the homeowners bypassed the electrical meter so the power use would go undetected. >>> bay bridge officials say it turns out that yesterday's crane collapse caused cosmetic tk-blg to the new eastern span. the falling crane scraped the paint on the underside of the bridge but that the integrity of the bridge was not compromised. the investigation will force a delay in taking down the steel support that the crane was helping to remove when it tipped over. >> they need to wait until the investigation is completed. right now they are estimating it will take about one month. >> the officials say the labor day opening of the bridge will not be effected. crane was taken to the port of oakland. investigators from osha, caltrans and the contractors are studying it it to figure out why it fell. hewlett hackard shares sored following earning news. the turnaround strategy is having results. they have no plans to break up the pc and pr√°eupbter maker. hb shares rose 12% to chose at $22 a share. the best day for hp in more than four years. hp provided a boost for wall
KICU
Feb 27, 2013 7:00pm PST
about 10 a.m.. the sheriffs department used helicopters to look for her. the family notified the station she had returned. it's not yet clear if she knew known was looking for her. >>> another continuing coverage on a bike trip in south america, going a month without any contract, have finally been located in peru. family members say they finally talked to the missing couple just a couple hours ago. >> amber? >> reporter: we met with the family here on the front lawn of his sister's home shortly after 5:00 this evening. they were all miles. >> garrett's mother, his older sister and father werl beaming as mother ms. fitzgerald got the proof the family had been waiting for that her son and his girlfriend are save in peru. >> we have talked to garrett a few hours ago. >> he spoke with han and that the 25-year-old expressed surprise by the commotion he and his girlfriend caused. they laughed and said everything was fantastic. family and friends became concerned for the couple's safety during their bisic their bike trip. >> it is anxiously waiting for the couple to come home. >> we cannot des
KICU
Feb 19, 2013 7:00pm PST
really cold it's going to be. >>> people in the south bay tell us they saw a little bit of everything today as robert honda reports a mix of sun, rain, hail even snow caused the occasional inconvenience. >> it is the type of winter season picture the south bay hasn't seen much of this winter. thick snow capping mount hamilton in santa clara county above san jose and this wasn't just a dusting. it was a nice flurry of snow that filled the air and stuck toth ground enough so that officials closed off mount hamilton road to visitors. for deliveryman drew the cold weather was a mixed blessing. >> i live for the snow. working in it is terrible. doesn't make things easy at all. >> glanville showed us what he meant. he literally had to pry his delivery shipment boxes apart. >> it's freezing everything together. it's crazy. i was getting hailed on a few minutes ago. not easy to work. >> but the hail was sporadic. the rain was more steady and even heavy at time, especially in san jose as well as communities in and around the santa cruz mountains. for most people we talked to, though, they enjo
KICU
Feb 20, 2013 11:30pm PST
tonight, where a man is barricaded inside a building. police tell us, the man is holed up at a house at addson, and jefferson about five blocks from the usc campus. our crews spotted a s.w.a.t. team there. this all started about 7:00 tonight. police say they have reports of shots fired from a car at two different locations. no one was hit. officers traced the license plate to the registered owner, and now police negotiators are trying to talk to a man. >> reporter: sonoma county sheriff investigators are releasing photos of a man who linked to the triple homicide. this picture of a ford ranger pickup truck, that the men may have been driving. earlier this month, three people were found shot to death in the bedroom of this home in forestville. investigators say it was a marijuana deal that went bad. a colorado man has already been arrested, and authorities now say they also want to talk to those other two men. >>> a man wanted by police in san leandro was captured in hayward. he was wanted for getting into a fight with a police officer last week. he got away then, but was found today.
KICU
Feb 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
that includes a previous run in with the law. >> reporter: today's charge of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction was not his first encounter with the law enforcement. in april, 2011, the authorities arrested him while living in his rv outside of his father's home in san jose. santa clara prosecutors say his family asked for a mental health check and the police found a rifle with ammunition that he brought with him when he moved from arizona to san jose. he had an unusual interest in weapons. military magazines and had mental health issues. sentenced to six years in jail but served more than six months. the people in that neighborhood were surprised by the news. >> shocking. to say the least. >> very, very -- next door, yes, very surprised. very surprised. >> reporter: an undercover agent in january this year he came up with a plan to build a car bomb at a storage unit to be detonated at this bank of america branch in oakland. the fbi says that his goal with the bombing of the bank was to create a government crack down triggering a counterresponse against the government leading to ci
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